Morning Motivation: If I only had ‘X’ days to live

This week I have been thinking about living boldly. I spent some time asking that cliche but remarkably effective question “If I only had X days to live, would I continue what I am doing? Would I have to change my lifestyle dramatically? Would I be full of regrets and asking myself woulda shoulda coulda? Then I started thinking about my purpose and to what extent I am living it. Would I be pleased or hugely embarrassed to meet my maker.

When I thought about the things I would change, the common theme was fear had stopped me achieving and doing all I could be. So…it made sense to think about the root of that fear and how moving forward I could live courageously.  The fears included: fear of what people would think of me,   failing.  Another issue was simple laziness and lack of organisation.  I thought about how sad and ridiculous it would be for me to be living a sub standard life just because I couldnt would not get myself together.  God forbid!

I am now making small changes to change.  Starting off with having a morning and evening routine, watching what I eat to ensure I have maximum energy and am in good repair. These three things I am focusing on to change my life forever. I am set and committed l.

What about you?

Isaiah 50:7

7 But the Lord God helps me;
therefore I have not been disgraced;
therefore I have set my face like a flint,
and I know that I shall not be put to shame.

Nissi x

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About Plantain Periodicals

Hello! Welcome to the Plantain Periodicals blogs. The name stems from the kitchen moments I had with my friends at university cooking plantain and planning our lives together. I have used this space as a window into my mind and the way I make sense of all my experiences through writing.This is where I share those conversations and moments that happen inside my head as a young woman growing up in 21st century London. Hopefully you'll be entertained and also learn a thing or two. My main blog ad: My literature blog: NMx
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